Definition of outreach in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtriːtʃ/
[mass noun]
1The extent or length of reaching out: the loving outreach of God to the world
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  • But we should be worried about this, at least if we're to be measured by our impact and outreach.
  • She's building her editorial advisory board on the same foundation, choosing as many well-respected, diverse scientists as possible so that her outreach is broad.
1.1An organization’s involvement with or influence in the community, especially in the context of religion or social welfare: the growth of evangelistic outreach [as modifier]: outreach centres
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  • This study's focus on community outreach contexts and its accompanying outcomes made social comparison processes especially salient.
  • Contact an officer or other member of your local section to explore areas of interest to you - ranging from committee involvement to community outreach programs and more.
  • In community outreach contexts, client groups are potential targets of intergroup comparison.


Pronunciation: /aʊtˈriːtʃ/
[with object]
1Reach further than: their pack outreached and outwitted the Welsh team
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  • If you are not prepared to have someone make a comparison with other Western democracies, then, in my view, you are totally outreaching your authority in this House.
  • With Einstein's time, perhaps, that abstraction outreaches itself, in a way, and collapses back onto us, onto the earth, onto the contingencies of here and there.
  • Though many of the songs sound deceptively simple at first, a closer listen proves that the songs are lyrically brilliant, and the tunes show a maturity that far outreaches his 21 years.
1.1 [no object] literary Stretch out one’s arms: they stood with earnest eyes, and arms outreaching
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  • He exited the house right behind me, his arms instantly outreaching.
  • When the two managed to walk to Adrian's front door, Adrian dropped the crate onto the floor with reluctance, heaving a few deep breaths and breathing between his legs until he saw a hand outreached to him.
  • They were filled with terror, like that of a little bunny looking upon a hawk in the sky, diving with talons outreached to grab it.

Words that rhyme with outreach

beach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach

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